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The Rice Family Foundation to Support Local Area Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit PRO

The Rice Family Foundation supports eligible local area nonprofit organizations that dedicate their time, efforts, and resources to foster a better community. The deadline for consideration of 2023 grant funds is July 31, 2023.

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Walmart Teams Up with Customers to Give Away $5M in Local Communities

NonProfit PRO

Walmart announced the launch of a new giving campaign as part of its Spark Good initiative, supporting local organizations across the country with up to $5 million going to nonprofits this holiday season.

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MIP Fund Accounting Research Study Finds Nonprofits, Educators, and Local Governments have Optimistic Staffing and Revenue Outlooks

NonProfit PRO

MIP Fund Accounting (MIP), a nonprofit cloud-based, SaaS fund accounting software offering from Community Brands, recently released findings of its research study, 2023 Trends and Insights into the State of Nonprofits, Schools, and Local Government.

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[Breaking News] An Extraordinary Funding Opportunity For Nonprofits To Preserve Local Journalism


Nonprofits focused on the preservation of local journalism are being called to step up, and many of the country’s largest private foundations have announced $500 million in funding over five years to support them, an extraordinary initiative called Press Forward. What’s the problem? Press Forward seeks to stop and reverse that trend.

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Apply for Local Community Accessibility Grants in British Columbia

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The Government of British Columbia and Sparc BC launched the Local Community Accessibility Grants initiative, which provides one-time funding of up to $25,000 to local governments to support projects identified in their Accessibility Plan or in partnership with their Accessibility Committee.

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Taking Local Currency Digital: A New Experiment Emerges

Non Profit Quarterly

a local currency issuer. Then as now, the idea behind BerkShares was to galvanize residents in Pittsfield, Great Barrington, and surrounding areas to purchase more goods and services locally. The local currency could be converted into US dollars but is designed to be spent directly in the area. The experiment proved successful.

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Curtis Memorial Library: A Tradition of Local Support


Curtis was Joyce’s local library when she moved to Maine, and she has been in her position for the past ten years. . The land and funding came from William Curtis, the son of a local ship captain, who turned down money from Carnegie to build his community’s library himself. He decided to create the Hopeful Project.

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